History of the origin of medicine
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History of the origin of medicine an oration, delivered at the anniversary meeting of the Medical society of London, January 19, 1778, and printed at their request. To which are since added, various historical illustrations. by Lettsom, John Coakley

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Published by Printed by J. Phillips, for E. and C. Dilly in London .
Written in English

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  • Medicine -- History

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StatementBy John Coakley Lettsom ...
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LC ClassificationsR135 .L65
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 168 p.
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6986618M
LC Control Number07024224

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